How to Prevent Your PC From Overheating

It’s normal for a PC to produce heat during operation. Most of the heat comes from the PC’s processors. When a processor is being used to run programs, it draws electricity. This electricity, in turn, produces heat — with some PC processes reaching up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. The good news is that…

Is Social Engineering a Threat to Your Small Business?

A cyber attack can have devastating consequences for your small business. Among other things, it can hurt your business’s small business’s credibility, take your network offline and even expose sensitive data — such as customers’ names and payment information — to one or more hackers. But not all cyber attacks rely on the deployment of…

5 Cybersecurity Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

With cyber crime on the rise, business owners must take a more a proactive approach towards defending against and mitigating the damage of cyber attacks. From ransomware and trojans to phishing scams and DDoS attacks, businesses are vulnerable to a variety of cyber attacks. Unfortunately, some business owners believe one or more of the following…

Honeypots: Turning the Tables on Hackers

Honeypots have become an increasingly common cybersecurity tool used in recent years. Like antivirus software and firewalls, they can protect businesses from malware infections, which could otherwise cripple a business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure. But honeypots are unique from other cybersecurity solutions in their method of operation. They don’t scan or monitor a business’s IT…

Full Disk Encryption: A Beginner’s Guide

Ask any information technology (IT) professional and he or she will likely agree: Encryption is one of the most effective ways to safeguard data from prying eyes. It doesn’t necessarily prevent hackers or nefarious individuals from accessing data. Rather, encryption prevents these unauthorized users from reading and, therefore, using the data. As a result, dull…